Hobos Gang Leader Sentenced To 40 Years In PrisonU.S. District Judge John Tharp said Gregory "Bowlegs" Chester had chosen to “advance the cause of evil. There’s no other way to look at it.”
Hobos ‘Super Gang’ Leader Up For Sentencing; Feds Want LifeGregory "Bowlegs" Chester’s attorney maintains he was simply a run-of-the-mill drug dealer who ran with bad and “perhaps even evil people.”
Facing Life In Prison, The Hobos Ask For A New TrialThe feds have called the Hobos an “all-star team of the worst of the worst” of Chicago’s street gangs.
Jurors In Hobos Gang Trial Begin Deliberations As Christmas LoomsAfter more than three months of testimony about drug dealing, brazen violence and cold-blooded killings, the fates of six alleged leaders of Chicago’s so-called “super gang” have been handed to a federal jury only days before Christmas.
Alleged Hobo Leader’s Attorney: Case 'Was Always A Fraud'The notion that Gregory “Bowlegs” Chester once led the deadly Hobos “super gang” was “manufactured from the very beginning” because he wouldn’t go along with a police officer’s shake-down, his defense attorney told a jury Monday.
Faceoff Between Federal Prosecutor, Alleged Hobo BeginsOne month into the federal racketeering trial of the Hobos “super gang,” there was a delay in testimony because Gregory “Bowlegs” Chester needed to see a doctor — to check his body for contraband.
Hobos Cousin Testifies For Defense, Faces Off With ProsecutorA cousin of alleged Hobos leader Gregory “Bowlegs” Chester took the witness stand Tuesday as Chester and five other allegedly high-ranking gang members set out to defend themselves in a federal racketeering trial that has already lasted 12 weeks.
Prosecution Wraps Up Case In Hobos Gang TrialThe trial still isn’t over, but U.S. District Judge John J. Tharp Jr. has said he is determined to end it by Christmas.
Member Of Violent Hobos "Supergang" Cooperating With FedsThey made their name robbing NBA stars and slaying federal informants, authorities say. But the Hobos, an ultra violent Chicago “supergang,” suffered a heavy blow Wednesday when a middle-ranking member confessed to his role in five murders — and vowed to help the government convict his former bosses.
Feds Announce Charges Against Gang MembersThe incoming U.S. attorney for Chicago faces increasing pressure to help make streets safer, rather than go after crooked politicians.